WARNING: Thailand Pass spoof email with malicious links

It appears that authorities websites in Thailand are sometimes the goal of successful hacker assaults and now it appears the Thailand Pass website is not any exception. Reports are surfacing of people receiving a spoof email relating to the Thailand Pass pointing them to malicious content.
It is believed that the email database collected by the Thailand Pass website has been accessed by hackers who’re using the list of applicants to spread malware. Users have reported receiving fake emails warning that there is something wrong with their Thailand Pass software and urging them to obtain an attachment from a hyperlink in the e mail. The check has some telltale warning indicators similar to poor English and punctuation.
“There is an issue associated to the request, please obtain the attachment and update the data. Discount . [sic] You must open the document from a PC and never from the [sic] phone”
The sentence fragment and the dearth of closing punctuation ought to be a purple flag to not click on the link, which is highlighted by a button and a QR code that has been crudely crossed out. The hyperlink results in a website at gamecardsy.com – a site that has been flagged by Google Safe Browsing as a harmful or malicious site. Google’s warning states that the positioning may try to trick you into downloading or installing malicious files that might spam you or harm you.
Illusive included within the spoof e mail is for a Thailand Pass for a Mr Hongkam and it seems everyone is getting the identical generic e mail with the identical Thailand Pass registration account..

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